? is the southernmost prefecture of Japan. It encompasses two thirds of the in a chain over 1,000 kilometers (620 mi) long. , Okinawa's capital, is located in the southern part of .(沖縄県, Okinawa-ken)
The Battle of Okinawa event or codenamed Operation Iceberg by US Marines (Okinawan Language: 沖縄戦 romanized: Uchinaa ikusa ) which took place in Okinawa from April 1 to June 22 in 1945 was one of the Events of Major Battle in Pacific War as well World War II that Involving the US army, and The allied forces, against Japanese Army.
One iconic aspect of Okinawa is, a traditional cultural artifact. It resembles a cross between a lion and a dog. The statuary is used for its ability to protect from some evils.
Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom StrikersEdit
Okinawa is one of the locations the Phantom Thieves travel to during their summer vacation.
It contains an AI/Psientific Laboratory with Okinawa's Jail overlaid on top of it. Its King, Shuzo Ubukata help develop the EMMA application for Akira Konoe and used himself as a test subject, causing its denizens to become insane. When Konoe told him to hand out his desires (in order to replicate a Calling Card), Ubukata committed suicide by jumping off a cliff. Having the improvised application in his hands, Konoe began to spread EMMA all over Japan.
- Traditionally, Okinawans followed Ryukyuan Religious beliefs, generally characterized by Ancestor Worship and respecting of the relationship between the dead, the living, the spirits, and the gods. This ties to how the state was chosen as the start point for "Operation Oracle" (Summoning an artificial god) by Akira Konoe, sacrificing its King and its remnants remaining insane as a result of the King's death.
- This is the third time and place where The Phantom Thieves taking a summer vacation (AKA Beach trip). The first (helping Futaba rehabilitate) and the second time (Hawaii) was in Persona 5 (Vanilla and Royal).